Since January, Netflix has been offering its “Watch Now” service which gives subscribers one hour of streaming movie viewing for each dollar paid in subscription fees. While I’ve always thought that the option was a good idea, I was never able to run it on the ancient 1 Ghz box DVR that I have connected to my TV.
This week, I did a test installation of the latest version of Watch Now. The software only runs in Internet Explorer, and I did have to upgrade from IE6 to IE7 to conserve the last few drops of my paltry 384Mb of RAM, but I’m finally able to watch most movies and shows smoothly on my TV.
Netflix claims to have over 3,000 movies available, so the only hurdle left was sifting through the piles of typical second rate on-demand content to find something worth watching. Up to the challenge, #1GF! and I not only found movies worth watching, but we have already burned half of our allotted viewing time in the last week alone.
To save you a little time, here are ten that you don’t have to hunt down to enjoy. Click the links and get streaming!
If you’re logged into Netflix, these links will take you directly to the watch now pages for the movies. If you’re not logged in or not a member, they won’t do anything.